Biography

Hyungmin is a seasoned dispute resolution lawyer with experience in both common law and civil law jurisdictions. His work experience covers a broad range of legal practices and industry sectors, including construction, joint venture, M&A, defense, banking and finance.

Hyungmin is a co-author of several articles covering Singapore’s arbitration law and practice.

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Recent Experience

  • Represented a Korean IT company in a SIAC arbitration for disputes arising from a healthcare IT collaboration agreement with a Saudi Arabian company.
  • Represented a Korean construction company in a SIAC arbitration in connection with the alleged defects of power plants built in India.
  • Advised Korean trading and construction companies on prejudgment attachments in aid of AAA SIAC and KCAB arbitrations.
  • Represented a Korean defense company in Korean domestic litigation worth over USD 100 million related to a transfer of the right to produce wings of jet fighters.
  • Advised a Chinese hotel chain in a CIETEC arbitration and represented the company in legal proceedings seeking confirmation of the arbitration award.

Language(s)

  • English
  • Korean

Education

2014 – LLM in Taxation, Northwestern University

2013 – LLM, Indiana University

2004 – Korean Bar, Judicial Research & Training

2000 – Bachelor of Art, Seoul National University

Admission

2004 – Korea